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Saturday 06/04/2022 3:38 PM - Homicide Suspect Arrested

Contact: Tony Cipolla
Phone: (805) 781-4547
Type of Incident: Homicide Suspect Arrested
Date and Time of Incident: 6-4-22, Approximately 1:45 AM
Place of Occurrence: 2000 block of Ocean Street, Oceano
Victim Information: Daniel Diaz, 20, Oceano
Suspect Information: Angel Eduardo Ramos-Ramirez, 27, Santa Maria
Details of News Release: The suspect wanted in a homicide which occurred early this morning in the 2000 block of Ocean Street in Oceano has been apprehended. The suspect is identified as 27-year-old Angel Ramos-Ramirez of Santa Maria. Ramos-Ramirez was detained by the CHP during a traffic stop which occurred at approximately 9:00 AM on Highway 101 south of Los Alamos in Santa Barbara County. The victim in this incident is identified as 20-year-old Daniel Diaz of Oceano. Sheriff's Detectives believe the suspect and victim got into an altercation in the street outside a residence in the 2000 block of Ocean Street in Oceano. Ramos-Ramirez then stabbed Diaz several times and fled the area in a vehicle. Witnesses at the scene identified the suspect as well as his vehicle. Detectives were able to locate Ramos-Ramirez at his home in the 1200 block of Golden Drive in Santa Maria which led to the eventual traffic stop. He was later arrested by Sheriff's Detectives without incident. Ramos-Ramirez was taken to the San Luis Obispo County Jail on a charge of murder. There are no outstanding suspects in this case. There is no booking photo of Ramos-Ramirez at this time since he is still being processed into County Jail. No further details are available at this time.

Prepared By: tcipolla
Released: Saturday 06/04/2022 3:38 PM